Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Public Administration in Liberia

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Public Administration()
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Institutions Offering Bachelor of Public Administration

  •  William V. S. Tubman University, Monrovia  
    Program Description:
    The BPA Public Administration degree program provides an academic background for
    individuals pursuing a career in both government and non-governmental organizations.
    The students are expected to acquire thorough knowledge of the mechanics of
    government and how it achieves its objectives. The course strives to teach students the
    various theories of administration and its applied circumstances.

    Program Objectives:
    The program aims to provide students with an understanding of the extensive role of
    government in modern society with particular reference to the following:
    - The relationship between the public sector and the wider society;
    - The process of public policy-making and public management;
    - Trends and development in Liberia, Africa, and Western society including the
    process of African integration;
    - Prepare students for entry level position in government; and
    - Provide students with the educational pre-requisites for graduate study.

    Learning Outcomes:
    Students are able to:
    - Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of Public Administration so as to be in
    readiness for the administering of services in governmental affairs.
    - Administer Public Administration theories and principles appropriately.
    - Demonstrate competency in analyzing the differences between Governmental and
    Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and their responsibilities.
    - Compare and contrast the pros and cons of government as a centralized vs
    decentralized institution after taking a critical look at the Liberian Agenda for
    Transformation.

    Course Requirements:
    Candidates enrolling for the Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA) degree program in
    Public Administration at Tubman University are expected to successfully complete the
    below course requirements to be qualified for graduation.
    - TU General Education Courses (20) 52 credits
    - College Specific Required courses (7) 21 credits
    - Elective Courses. (at least 2) 6 credits
    - Professional courses (19) 57 credits
    Total 136 credits

    Core Requirements:
    - Gen Education 52 Credit Hours
    - ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I
    - ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II
    - ECON 201 Principles of Economics I
    - ECON 202 Principle of Economics II
    - ECON 203 Quantitative Techniques for Business and Economics
    Analysis
    - BUS 202 Principles of Management
    - PADM 202 Introduction to Public Administration
    - EED 301 Entrepreneurship Education I
    - EED 302 Entrepreneurship Education II

    Concentration Requirements:
    - PADM 307 Administrative Theory & Practice
    - PADM 311 Government and NGO
    - PADM 317 Organizational Communication
    - BFN 301 Financial Management
    - ECON 313 Business and Economics Statistics I
    - ECON 314 Business and Economics Statistics II
    - PADM 304 Development Planning and Administration
    - PADM 306 Administration Law and Practice
    - PADM 308 Public Organization Structure & Behavior
    - ECON 308 Research Methodology
    - PADM 401 Comparative Public Administration
    - PADM 403 Public Personnel Administration
    - PADM 405 Public Finance Administration
    - PADM 417 Public Policy Process
    - PADM 404 Multi National and Community Development
    - PADM 420 Issues in Liberian and African Development
    - PADM 408 Rural Development and Local Govt. Administration
    - PADM 429 Public Administration Internship
    - PADM 430 Project Writing

    Electives:
    - ACCT 301 Intermediate Accounting I
    - ACCT 302 Intermediate Accounting II
    - ACCT 303 Cost Accounting I
    - ACCT 304 Cost Accounting II
    - BFN 311 Money, Banking and Monetary Theory
    - ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis I
    - ECON 303 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis II
    - ECON 303 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I
    - ECON 304 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis II
    - BFN 303 Investment Theory and Analysis
    - BUS 301 Organizational Behavior
    - PADM 201 Introduction to Political Science
    - BUS 307 Principles of Business Law I
    - BUS 308 Principle of Business Law II
    - BUS 302 Human Resource Management
    - BUS 304 Marketing Management
    - BUS 314 Operation Research
    - ACCT 314 Managerial Accounting
    - BUS 306 Introduction to Electronic Data Processing
    - ACCT 401 Advanced Accounting I
    - ACCT 402 Advanced Accounting II
    - ACCT 403 Auditing I
    - ACCT 404 Auditing II
    - ECON 403 Development Economics I
    - ECON 404 Development Economics II
    - BUS 407 Production & Operation Management
    - BUS 401 Business Policy and Strategy
    - BUS 409 Advertising & Sales Promotion
    - BUS 413 Retail Management
    - BUS 411 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Mgt.
    - ECON 418 Public Finance
    - BUS 408 Managerial Psychology
    - BUS 410 Wages & Salary Administration
    - BFN 404 Advanced Corporate Finance
    - BUS 402 Marketing Research
    - BUS 408 International Marketing
    - BUS 420 Purchasing Administration & Material Mgt.
    - BUS 416 Project Management
    - PADM 402 Local Government & Rural Dev. Adm




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